NPR Fact Checks the Second Presidential Debate

Oct 9, 2016

It's the next meet-up between the two major-party presidential candidates.  Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump face off at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, October 9th,  beginning at 9pm.   It's a different format than their first debate.  This will be in the style of a town hall meeting with questions coming both from the moderator and the audience.

How can  you be certain that the responses from Clinton and Trump are truthful?   NPR will have a team of journalists fact-checking the debate in real time.

A transcript of the debate with added analysis are highlighted below, followed by context and fact-checking from NPR reporters and editors.

Live Updates begin at 9pm.  You can listen along at 89.7 WKSU, at www.wksu.org or on our mobile app.

Note:  This page will update automatically as the debate proceeds.

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